Upcoming Films

The following is a list of upcoming Black films.  These titles are expected to be released in any one or combination of formats including direct-to-theaters, DVD (after theatrical release), direct-to-video (including video-on-demand and streaming), made-for TV/Cable or to be previewed at national film festivals.


The movie release schedule is preliminary and subject to change.

MARCH 2018

Jinn (3/11/18 – 3/15/18; SXSW)

First Match (3/12/18 – 3/16/18 – SXSW Film Festival; 3/30/18 – Netflix)

Sorry to Bother You (3/14/18; SXSW)

Furlough (3/16/18; In Theaters & VOD)

Roxanne Roxanne (3/23/18; Netflix)

Acrimony (3/30/18; In Theaters)

APRIL 2018

Honey: Rise Up and Dance (4/3/18; DVD, Digital and On Demand)

No More Mr. Nice Guy (4/9/18; TBA)

Proud Mary (4/10/18; DVD)

Honor Up (4/17/18; DVD)

Den of Thieves (4/24/18; DVD)

Traffik (4/27/18; In Theaters)

MAY 2018

The Family Business (5/11/18; In Theaters)

Breaking In (5/11/18; In Theaters)

JUNE 2018

Super Fly (6/15/18; In Theaters)

Uncle Drew (6/29/18; In Theaters)

JULY 2018

Sorry to Bother You (7/6/18; In Theaters)

Blindspotting (7/27/18; Limited – In Theaters)


Blindspotting (8/10/18; In Theaters)


Night School (9/28/18; In Theaters)


Widows (11/16/18; In Theaters)

Creed 2 (11/21/18; In Theaters)

2018 TBA

Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral


Shaft (6/14/2019; In Theaters)

For a list of Black movies in production see our Rumored or Announced Projects page.


See our About Us page for information regarding this site’s criteria of what constitutes Black film.  Please feel free to contact us with updates, errors or omissions.



3 thoughts on “Upcoming Films

  1. I would like old black cast movie, starring Lena Horne, Rachesther, Amos and Andy to show my grandchildren, they no nothing about black film history.

    • Hello Mr. Wilson. You might consider watching “Pioneers of African American Cinema” with your grandchildren. The collection is available on Netflix or DVD and includes more than 20 films made for black audiences between 1915 to 1946.

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